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Musaeum Tradescantianum, or, A collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London

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Musaeum Tradescantianum, or, A collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London

Published 1656

Catalogue of a collection made by John Tradescant and his son (also named John) and left by the latter to Elias Ashmole, who presented it to Oxford University in 1683, where it formed the nucleus of the old Ashmolean Museum (the first natural history museum in Great Britain)

Includes 'Catalogus plantarum in horto Johannes Tradescanti nascentium', pp. 73-178

Compilation of catalogue "with the assistance of two worthy friends" [i.e. Elias Ashmole and Thomas Wharton]. Cf. D.N.B

Includes portraits of the two Tradescants etched by W. Hollar


Jonathan A. Hill;

Fisher copy: With the ink bookstamp (crest and initials) of Francis Ferrand Foljambe. In box, made by James Brockman, Oxford


Publisher London : Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke ...
Pages 224
Language English
Call number 6957189
Digitizing sponsor Algoma University, Trent University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, Nipissing University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor Fisher - University of Toronto
Collection thomasfisher; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Tight margins, tight binding.

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